4 days in Cornwall Itinerary

4 days in Cornwall Itinerary

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4 days in Cornwall Itinerary

Start: Newquay
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Newquay
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
St Ives
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Porthcurno
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Lizard
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Newquay

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Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): kick back and relax at Holywell Bay Beach, then contemplate the long history of Wheal Coates, and then take in the pleasant sights at Padstow and Stepper Point Walk.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Newquay tour app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Newquay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Newquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Padstow and Stepper Point Walk, Wheal Coates
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Wheal Coates ©
Wheal Coates
Padstow and Stepper Point Walk ©
Padstow and Stepper Point Walk

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St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. On the 31st (Sat), examine the collection at St Ives Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Porthkidney Sands, and then get engrossed in the history at King Edward Mine Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the St Ives trip planner .

Drive from Newquay to St Ives in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Porthcurno.

Things to do in St Ives

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

King Edward Mine Museum
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St Ives Museum ©
St Ives Museum

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Porthcurno

Porthcurno ©
Porthcurno Amenities and homesThe village comprises houses and apartment blocks together with a few commercial premises along the access road known as "The Valley". On the 1st (Sun), walk around Porthcurno Sculpture Gardens, steep yourself in history at Carn Euny Ancient Village, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at South West Coast Path - Land's End Hostel - Porthcurno to Penzance.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Porthcurno day trip tool .

Drive from St Ives to Porthcurno in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Porthcurno are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Lizard.

Things to do in Porthcurno

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Carn Euny Ancient Village
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Carn Euny Ancient Village ©
Carn Euny Ancient Village

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Lizard

Lizard ©
The Lizard is a peninsula in southern Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 2nd (Mon), head outdoors with Three Sides of The Lizard, then see the interesting displays at The Lizard Marconi Wireless Station, and then explore the activities along Frenchman's Creek.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lizard trip website .

Traveling by car from Porthcurno to Lizard takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Lizard can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lizard

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Frenchman's Creek
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Frenchman's Creek ©
Frenchman's Creek
The Lizard Marconi Wireless Station ©

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